Binge drinking and alcoholism destroy friendships and ruin lives. If you think your friend may have a drinking problem, talk to him/her about it and try to get him/her help right away. These are resources to help:
Al-Anon Family Groups is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experiences, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems.
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The NIAAA is the lead U.S. agency supporting research on the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of alcohol-related problems.
National Substance Abuse Index is a comprehensive, independent guide to addiction resources throughout the U.S. It provides comprehensive resources for fighting addiction without bias toward any particular treatment methodology or political platform.
Produced by the NIAAA, the Rethinking Drinking website and booklet provide information about alcohol use along with support for making a change.
SAMHSA, a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, conducts programs and initiatives aimed at preventing substance abuse for families, youth, schools, workplaces and communities. The SAMHSA web site offers helpful resources and tools, including a 24-hour contact center for people who need assistance and a treatment facility locator.
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